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, people on business, honeymooners can't seem to get out of america. 30 minutes ago word came their flight is a no go. john and his new wife live near london. they have been trying to get back since thursday. >> we have been on our honeymoon. >> they call it good luck. >> reporter: it was her first trip to america. she was supposed to return to the netherlands friday. >> my sister is getting married on thursday and i really want to be there. >> reporter: early monday afternoon it looked like she would. around 7:00 word began to travel to the stranded and weary. >> they told us we had a 50/50 chance. >> reporter: the eruption spewed a new cloud of ash heading toward the united kingdom meaning scenes like this. a french tour group was supposed to leave d.c. over the weekend. british airways have been putting all 49 up at them at an area hotel and feeding them. they are scheduled for the midnight flight. >> if we catch something before, we are here. >> reporter: undoubtedly frustrating for the french travelers but more so for an airline industry losing a whopping $200 million a day while the
rights. >> she was not just for women's rights, but civil rights in america and around the world. >> john lewis was on the stage august 28, 1963 when dr. martin luther king gave his "i have a dream" speech. >> she was part of the big six, five men and dr. height. her presence said we could be wherever we wanted to be. >> dorothy height took the helm of national council of negro women and served as president for more than 40 years. for her distinguished service in advancing civil rights and voting rights, dr. height earned both with the presidential medal of freedom and congressional gold medal. at howard university today, young women remembered dr. height's ideals and her passion, which never waned. >> values and morals never get old. that's not something you can put an age on. i just think that she, even though she was an elderly woman she was young at heart. >> president obama expressed his condolences to dr. height's family. he said, "michelle and i were deeply saddened to hear about the passing of dorothy height, the godmother to the civil rights movement and hero to so many americans
the canadiens. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> wizards have two more games to go. they could finish the season theus .500 with these two? things didn't work out tonight, did they? >> wishful thinking. last nba game will be here in madison square garden at thank goodness because the knicks and the wizards have combined for 108 losses, both teams already licking their chops for next season when they will look dramatically different. tonight, like much of the season, it was not all about the wiz. al thornton and the guys like playing up there in the garden. wizards up by four. pulls up from way deep and buries the three to beat the buzzer. wizards up by five and shooting well. third quarter, wizard
from or how they ended up on the campus. that student that was run over was not somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. answering them. siemens. and stays low? look no further than fios. now pay just $99.99 a month for verizon fios tv, america's top-rated internet, and phone guaranteed for 2 years. that's fios price protection, and it saves you hundreds of dollars. fios delivers the best channel lineup and the peace of mind that comes with paying the same low price every month. call 1.888.get.fios now to lock in $99.99 with a 2-year agreement. a price guaranteed for 2 years. we'll even include a free dvr for 6 months. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. call t
something that everybody else in america takes for granted. the overwhelming majority of the more than 500,000 people who live in this city voted for president obama, but they can't vote for a senator or representative to congress. i'm curious to know if sometimes could you whisper in his ear, voting rights, voting rights. could do you that? >> you know, the whispers are there. that's something he hears all the time. he is a supporter of the rights of citizens here in d.c. to have the vote. i don't think there's much convincing that you have to do there. we just have to get it done. >> mrs. obama and all the rest of us here in washington had to endure our first storm of this spring time this year, tom. she saw the lightning out there and the wind, too. >> that's for sure. right downtown we had winds gusting to nearly 60 miles per hour. we had tree damage in washington. we had tree damage in montgomery county, as well as in a few locations in prince george's county. right now this evening, you can see it's still wet. these are scenes around northwest washington where the rain's still coming
up. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> pope benedict made his first public acknowledgement of the church sex abuse scandal today. he said that in response to what he called attacks from the world, the catholic church must admit its mistakes and repent its sins. the words came during a mass inside the vatican. the pope said the pain of repentance is a grace because it is a chance for a new beginning. the pope also said the church should be open to forgiveness. pope benedict has come under fire by some who accuse him of covering up past abuses by priests. >>> the uncertainty over whether russia will suspend all adoptions to the u.s. is causing anxiety for some local couples. one couple is
in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> first lady michelle obama began her first international trip on her own with a surprise visit to haiti today. vice president biden's wife jill joined her. the two got a look at the widespread damage across port-au-prince left by the devastating earthquake. mrs. obama described the devastation as powerful. she hopes the trip will bring renewed attention to haiti's recovery needs. the first lady is in mexico where her goodwill trip continues. >>> president obama will go to poland this weekend for the funeral services of that country's late president. lech kaczynski and his wife were among 97 people killed saturday when their plane crashed in the dense fog in western rus
. and next sports. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> rainy and windy out there, but a good night for the nats. >> nationals have one of their newest players to thank for it. adam kennedy showed up at the park planning to start in place of the still-injured ryan zimmerman at third base. adam dunne is tossed in the first inning and kennedy takes his place. it's not what he did in the infield that made the biggest difference. he became the hero with the two-run single in the bottom of the eighth. nationals beat the brewers 5-3 down at nationals park. bottom first, no score. full count on for adam dunne. dunne stops his swing. you think it's ball four, right? third base ump said no, dunne swung. dunne doe
, america's top-rated internet, and phone guaranteed for 2 years. that's fios price protection, and it saves you hundreds of dollars. fios delivers the best channel lineup and the peace of mind that comes with paying the same low price every month. call 1.888.get.fios now to lock in $99.99 with a 2-year agreement. a price guaranteed for 2 years. we'll even include a free dvr for 6 months. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities >>> the caps wake up in canada tomorrow morning where they've had more success there than on the home ice. >> they have. montreal is miserable at their home ice in the playoffs, so they could end the entire thing tomorrow night. the capitals play game six tomorrow in montreal. the team is determined to improve upon a lousy performance in game five which left the coach saying some of the players were passengers along for the ride. one player is right wing alexand alexander. if this team is going to win, it has to get production from one of the team's most dangerous weapons. h
. >> thanks, lyndsay. >>> on which peninsula would you find mass dona? somewhere in america... the slightest breeze harbors immense power. the tallest buildings leave the lightest footprints. a fifty-ton train makes barely a mark on the environment. and a country facing climate change finds climate solutions. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> a man up in pennsylvania has been accused of stashing marijuana in his son's backpack, an elmo backpack. the child is in kindergarten. the father called the child's school yesterday and said he needed to get something from the backpack. school officials looked into the bag first and found almost four ounces of marijuana inside. police arrested the man. he's being held on $100,000 bond for possession, intent to distribute and other charges. >>> a new study said people who use technology to casually spy on their lovers are probably in quite good company. 38% of people 25 and younger have looked at their signific
pay just $99.99 a month for verizon fios tv, america's top-rated internet, and phone guaranteed for 2 years. that's fios price protection, and it saves you hundreds of dollars. fios delivers the best channel lineup and the peace of mind that comes with paying the same low price every month. call 1.888.get.fios now to lock in $99.99 with a 2-year agreement. a price guaranteed for 2 years. we'll even include a free dvr for 6 months. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities >>> sarah palin took the stand in tennessee today against a man accused of hacking into her private e-mail account. that was back in 2008. prosecutors say 22-year-old david curran posted private information about palin on the internet including the phone number of palin's daughter. in court he said his actions were meant as a prank, but palin told jurors it had an impact on the way she communicated with the family while she was on the campaign trail. >> i don't think an illegal act like this is a prank. not when you consider
. >> she planted the seeds of a moment that changed america. dorothy height was not some latter day celebrity. she was a real gem. >> now she's gone ahead of us, i hope she'll make our excuses to st. peter so we can get in there with her. but if ever anybody earned her way to her eternal reward, dorothy height did. thank you. >> reporter: so many of the speakers and performers talked about that hat of hers, that became her hall margin, a warrior headdress, rumors wednesday night that she's already looking for a new one. >> peter you can open the gate now. i hope you all got a good hat store up there in heaven. >> reporter: tomorrow's funeral starts at 10:00 a.m. at national cathedral. president obama will be delivering the eulogy. it's open to the public. tickets become available at 7:00 a.m. we also learned today that flags will fly at half staff tomorrow all over this country to honor the life of dr. height. craig melvin, news 4. back to you. >> thank you, craig. >>> the financial reform bill will move forward in the senate, but only after republicans demands the chance to make so
the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >>> the caps nats are down in florida before they start a series with the marlins. drew storm is the guy the nationals drafted right after straussburg. storm is the nats closer of the future. he's looked almost as good as straussburg in the minors. expect to see both playing in the park in less than two months. meanwhile, the o's hosting the yankees. this is young baltimore fee no, ma'am brian mattis facing mark teixeira. flyball to right field. laying out and making the catch. that will end the inning. march okay kiss, one o
a lot we don't know. beyond the fact that tonight beyond the fact that tonight america'sa flying high. kristen dahlgren, nbc news. >>> republicans seem hmaeed to block a bill. president obama encouraged big banks to stop lobbying against reform. y p members today said the bil the president is proposing will encourage more bailouts. the president said that is just untrue. a vote on the bill is expected on monday. >>> a convenience store clerk in missouri won last night's $258 million powerball lottery jackpot. 29-year-old chris shaw says he bought the winning ticket at the store east of kansas city. the store where he works, he says, his family has never had a lot of money. sean and his wife said the winnings will go far to help their children's education. >> that's going to be great to help my kids do stuff. i can do for them now. that's a great thing. >> it's a good thing for the store, 0vñtoo. they get $50,000 for selling the winning ticket. if shaw chooses the lump sum payments he would get $125 million. >> nice day outside today. more good weather tomorrow. one more day. >> make
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